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Job Vacancies

Posted on Tue 10th Sep 2019 at 12:44

Do you want to work for an award-winning wedding venue in the Monmouthshire countryside This family run hotel has been a popular choice as a wedding venue since and we currently have the following vacancy Applications are invited for a part-time Kitchen Porter Duties include pot-wash general cleaning and vegetable preparation Weekend and evening work is essential To apply please send CV or letter of interest to Mr T Strong General Manager Glen Yr Afon ...... More

A Trip to Downton Abbey!

Posted on Mon 2nd Sep 2019 at 11:52

On the th August we held another successful trip to Highclere Castle to go behind the scenes of the lsquo Real Downton Abbey rsquo The trip allowed visitors to explore the castle and beautiful gardens and see many of the settings from Downton Abbey as well as learn more about the history of the castle itself The castle is currently home to the th Earl and Countess of Carnarvon but it was previously converted into ...... More

May Weddings

Olivia and Robs May Wedding

Posted on Tue 16th Jul 2019 at 14:47

Olivia and Robert celebrated their wedding reception with us on th May They arrived in style in a vintage car from their wedding ceremony They chose a gorgeous dusky pink colour theme perfect for the spring weather Olivia had a minimalist yet beautiful bouquet of ivory roses while the bridesmaids also had dusky pink flowers in their bouquets Olivia and Robert chose our Ballroom for their special day The room was beautifully laid with ivory ...... More

Outside wedding ceremonies

We had great fun on a sunny day in May, experimenting with some fabulous new ideas and options for couples wanting to hold their wedding ceremony in our beautiful grounds

Posted on Wed 29th May 2019 at 12:42

So the day arrived Whilst outdoor wedding ceremonies have been in the planning here for some months on a lovely day in May we woke up to the most glorious sunshine which meant we were able to go ahead with our photoshoot for wedding ceremonies in our lovely grounds We have been asked for a long time about the possibility of being able to use the grounds for wedding ceremonies and now in ...... More

Sunday Lunch in South Wales

A Sunday lunch thats different for many reasons

Posted on Mon 1st Apr 2019 at 15:44

So last weekend we held another busy Mothering Sunday Lunch - covers and satisfied customers Today we ve been reflecting as we always do on the success of the event which takes a lot of planning and attention to detail We are very used to busy Sunday Lunches here - our Clarkes Restaurant is nearly always full as regular customers tell us there are many reasons why they wouldn t go anywhere else ...... More

Usk Open Gardens

Posted on Fri 29th Mar 2019 at 10:59

On the last full weekend of June - Saturday th amp Sunday th - around of the private gardens in Usk are open to visitors am- pm to raise money for local charities People travel long distances to experience this event and we are delighted to offer accommodation for those wishing to take advantage of staying the area The hotel is located just a short walking distance from the town ...... More